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6, rue Aristide Bruant, 75018 Paris, France
+33 1 42 23 70 83
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Ranked #358 of 13,609 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $22 - $43
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue 11:15 am - 3:00 pm
Wed - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Neighborhood:
Montmartre
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Open from Tuesday to Saturday for Lunch and Dinner.
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Warwick, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Booked this restaurant following its good reviews. Hidden away you realise it must be good to be fully booked most nights and the moment you enter the door you see why. The staff are very welcoming and they are passionate about the food and wine. The menu is chalked on a board but you are taken through each item slowly... More 

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Twickenham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

My husband and I spent a romantic weekend in Paris as very kindly a friend had bought us Eurostar tickets and a padlock for the bridge as our wedding present (we got hitched in August). We stayed in the Montmarte area with 100's of restaurants to choose from. We found this cute little area away from the tourist area and... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Came here for lunch as the evening was booked up. 2 courses for 15 euros was such good value for what you get! Wanted to go for 3 courses but was far too full after the main course! The salad for a starter was the nicest salad i've ever had!

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Polegate, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

I've always loved French food so when backpacking across Europe for our honeymoon we had to go to a proper French restaurant in Paris. The first night we went to go here they were full so we booked to go the next day. When we arrived the staff remembered our names and were very accommodating. I ordered my steak blue... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I would definitely recommend booking in advance if you'd like to go here, because when we arrived at 7.45pm the couple in front, without a reservation, were told that the next available table would be at about 10pm! It's really easy to book online, and they got back to me very quickly to confirm the booking. Inside, the restaurant is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We enjoyed a lovely dinner at the La Balancoire. I ordered the Indecisive Menu which gives you a selection of their favourite dishes. A great way to enjoy the different foods on offer. Would definitely come back.

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London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Went there for dinner last Friday (had to book quite well in advance since the place is easily fully booked because it's so good!) We had an amazing time, the place is small but very typical french and charming. Staff is very welcoming and friendly. The menu is quite small, which to me is a good thing because they specialize... More 

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Tregunc, France
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

During a visit to Montmartre a friend recommended dining at "La Balancoire". the greeting was warm and friendly - and my wife and I with our two adult children chose the table at the back. We went straight for the main dishes. As an American with French residency - I decided to order their cheeseburger and fries. Wow it was... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Visited this restaurant after looking at the reviews on TripAdvisor. Saw that it looked appealing so decided to go there for dinner one night. Was very easy to find from the metro lines! Young waiter was very helpful when upon asked for the English menu he explained the whole of the menu to us so we could choose from the... More 

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We were to this restaurant following the recommendation of our friends, because they were during their honeymoon, and the decision resulted veeery good! The food is very good, the waiters are nice and they reviewed with us all the disheses of the menu! The wine of house was incredible...in summary, so recommended! This restaurar gather all things to have a... More 

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Additional Information about La Balancoire

Address: 6, rue Aristide Bruant, 75018 Paris, France
Phone Number: +33 1 42 23 70 83
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 7:00 pm - 12:00 am  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 pm - 12:00 am  11:15 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 pm - 12:00 am  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 pm - 12:00 am  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 7:00 pm - 12:00 am  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 pm - 12:00 am  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 22 - 43

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